Groan Ups

April 19, 2018

Olobob Top Books!

We’re thrilled to announce the publication of two beautiful Olobob Top books, all thanks to Bloomsbury! ‘Let’s Visit the Olobobs’ is a board book for your littlest ones, whilst ‘Make…

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March 19, 2018

Our Work and Family Mix

Olobob Top was created by wife-and-husband team Leigh Hodgkinson and Steve Smith, but it also features the voices of their children – E (now 8) and S (now 5). In…

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November 28, 2017

Stephen Mangan Interview

Whilst recording a zillion different voices for his multitudinous roles in Olobob Top, Stephen Mangan took time to tell us his thoughts about the show. We edited the choicest bits…

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November 23, 2017

HiFest 2017!

Co-creators of Olobob Top, wife-and-husband team Leigh Hodgkinson and Steve Smith, will be at HiFest 2017, the illustration festival hosted by the lovely seaside town of Hastings, in southern England….

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November 18, 2017

Olobob Top Creative Makes

We love watching our children be creative in their play, learning through creative activities and games – whether that’s with those plastic block thingies, or engineering some massive train track…

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November 2, 2017

Stephen Mangan

Stephen Mangan is the voice of Olobob Top’s narrator. But that’s not all… He also provides voices for new characters the Olobobs create on the Olobob Top – and there…

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November 1, 2017

Being a Voice Artist

So what’s it like performing for an animated TV show, using just your voice? Well we wanted all the forest-dwelling characters in Olobob Top to be voiced by real, genuine…

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October 31, 2017

Disney channel in Japan!

Olobob Top has launched in Japan! The title translates as オロボブ・トップ From 14th October it will play on the channel 3 times every Saturday and Sunday, and we couldn’t be…

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